IBM

Cloud Solution Architect - IBM Consulting Banking & Financial Markets

IBM

IBM works to design, advance, and scale the technologies that define each era. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are one of the largest technology, consulting and research companies in the world.

Our purpose is to be the catalyst that makes the world work better, guided by principles of trust, transparency and support for a more inclusive society. We are committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Join our team of experts and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment where you can bring your whole self at work. Use your skills to empower clients and partners to create something that is bigger than what any one of us could produce alone.

IBMers are agents of change – in this team, you’ll become a part of a historic, prestigious, and global community in which you’ll be respected, and your talents will have a real impact.

Come and let’s create together!
Armonk New York, United States
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Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Consulting is looking for an ambitious and energetic professional to support our Clients Journey to Cloud as Cloud Solution Architect. You will join IBM Consulting Banking & Financial Markets growing Industry Sector serving as a Manager or Senior Manager depending upon your level of expertise.

Our team has grown rapidly over the past few years and continues to do so. The team combines a wealth of deep industry knowledge with both business advisory experience, functional and technical expertise.

You will be provided with the opportunity to manage the delivery of Advisory, Consulting and System Integration engagements, as well as contribute in developing strong customer relationships and business development efforts.

You will be someone who wants to further develop your already well proven technical and architectural skills, supporting both Pre-Sales as well as Delivery teams, by working with a world class peer group and build relationships with some of the world’s biggest and most complex Financial Services organizations to help them achieve their business goals.

Your unique role will drive success and determine where to compete, how to differentiate, and how to innovate business models and technology platforms by taking advantage of new digital technologies.

Your Role & Responsibilities

As a Cloud Solution Architect you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver IBM Consulting services within strategic accounts across Italy.

Your broad responsibilities will include:

  • promoting IBM Consulting unique value proposition in the market
  • partnering with the sales account teams to design solutions for customers, driving IBM Consulting services value proposition
  • owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific consulting & system integration implementation projects
  • designing the full Hybrid-Cloud architecture stack, including network, data, application, system, security & integration architectures
  • providing technical expertise for the evaluation and selection of software products, including designing Proof-of-Technologies and Proof-of-Concepts
  • developing a deep expertise on modern exponential technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using Cloud platforms
  • providing innovative ideas to our Clients to explore exponential technologies that create business value
  • leveraging on IBM global and regional ecosystem of partners, leading technology related initiatives that will help IBM Consulting strengthening its market positioning


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Extensive and proven Technical / System Integration experience with architectural roles (indicative 5 to 8 years) preferably serving Banking and Financial Markets organizations
  • Leads solutioning of Core Banking & Payments systems, including back-end systems for banking transactions (e.g., posts updates to accounts and other financial records.). Advises clients in Core Banking & Payments systems, including deposit, loan and credit-processing capabilities, and interfaces to general ledger systems and reporting tools
  • Experienced in large mission critical product implementations into large financial institutions. Projects include mission critical, large transaction volumes, large data migrations, complex system integrations, vendor product implementation, such as Thought Machine, Finacle, Temenos, Finastra, FIS
  • Working knowledge of key architectural components of Hyperscalers Cloud service offerings
  • Knowledge of typical back-end legacy systems architectures
  • Experience in the design of application architectures based on containers and microservices
  • Good knowledge of enterprise and IT integration patterns
  • Understand the full architecture stack, including network, data, application, system, security & integration architectures
  • Knowledge of common software engineering practices (e.g., continuous integration, continuous delivery) and architecture modelling practices (e.g., UML, Swagger)
  • Fluency in English
  • Highly motivated, with a proven ability to work on own initiative within a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment
  • Ability to build and nurture client relationships, using expertise and influence to generate opportunities
  • Inclusive and collaborative attitude
  • Willingness to thrive in a fast-paced environment constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong reputation for integrity and ethics


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Highly motivated, with a proven ability to work on own initiative within a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment
  • Ability to build and nurture client relationships, using expertise and influence to generate opportunities
  • Inclusive and collaborative attitude
  • Willingness to thrive in a fast-paced environment constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong reputation for integrity and ethics

About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.


Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.


About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.


Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.


Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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